Public Service Spotlight

Give to the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Monday December 15, 2014

The holidays will soon be here. Time to start thinking about what your office, school or church can do this year to brighten the season for those less fortunate. The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program is an easy way to provide gifts for children in need. For more information call (773) 205-3257 or CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Charity Spotlight



Join The Drive at a holiday event supporting the American Cancer Society and Toys for Tots - the Santa Hustle 5K Run, at Soldier Field on Saturday morning, December 6. You'll get a Santa Hat and beard to wear while running, a customized Santa Hustle sweatshirt, cookies and holiday music along the course, an after-party at Navy Pier and more. For information, CLICK HERE.

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Upcoming Public Service Announcements
Thursday December 04, 2014
AIDS Foundation of Chicago's World of Chocolate Gala
Indulge in a night of chocolate at the 13th Annual World of Chocolate Gala on Thursday, December 4th at Chicago's Union Station. Guests will sample culinary creations from Chicagoland's finest Chocolatiers. Proceeds benefit the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE or call 312-784-9064 for more details.
Where: Union Station
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday December 06, 2014
Join The Drive at the Santa Hustle 5K Run
Join The Drive at a holiday event supporting the American Cancer Society and Toys for Tots-the Santa Hustle 5K Run, at Soldier Field on Saturday morning, December 6. You'll get a Santa Hat and beard to wear while running, a customized Santa Hustle sweatshirt, cookies and holiday music along the course, an after-party at Navy Pier and more. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Navy Pier
Location: Chicago South
Saturday December 06, 2014
TriCity Family Services Snowflake Shuffle 5K Run-Walk
On December 6th, 2014, TriCity Family Services will be holding its 6th Annual Snowflake Shuffle 5K Run/Walk at the Mill Creek Clubhouse and subdivision in Geneva. The race is a holiday-inspired event that the whole family can enjoy. Even Santa Claus will be joining in on the fun! The Snowflake Shuffle 5K increases awareness of TriCity Family Services' mission to provide affordable counseling and mental health services to teens, their families and community members across all ages and income levels. For more information and to register online, CLICK HERE.
Where: Mill Creek Golf Club & Subdivision
Location: Far West Suburbs
 



Ongoing Public Service Announcements
Thursday June 26, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
Step Up. Get Tested.
Help stamp out HIV in Chicagoland. This summer, FREE 'Step Up. Get Tested' HIV testing events are taking place across the city. Complete with rapid testing, education and support services. It's private and results are accurate and quick. Find a testing event near you at CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday September 16, 2014 - Monday December 15, 2014
Join the Donor Registry at Be The Match
For people with life threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma or other diseases, a cure exists. 'Be the Match' connects patients with their donor match for a life-saving marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. Find out how you can join the donor registry...or give funds to help - CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
Become a Foster Parent Through Youth Outreach Services
Share your heart with a child who needs your help. Become a foster parent to a Chicago teen. Youth Outreach Services matches teens with loving homes and provides you both with ongoing support, 24/7. CLICK HERE to find out more. They'll give you a hand...so you can give your heart.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 15, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Get Freedom From Active Addiction in Narcotics Anonymous
Freedom from active addiction happens in Narcotics Anonymous. It is possible to stop using drugs and find a new way of life. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, the Chicagoland Region of Narcotics Anonymous can help. Call their 24 hour helpline at (708) 848-4884. That's 708-848-4884.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday October 23, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Support Northern Illinois Food Bank
For the six hundred thousand neighbors facing hunger right here in Northern Illinois, a holiday meal is not guaranteed. You can help! Please donate at solve hunger today dot org. Because joy is a full plate for everyone. Northern Illinois Food Bank. solvehungertoday.org.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday October 30, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
United Way of Kenosha County Seeks Volunteers for Income Tax Prep.
The United Way of Kenosha County is looking for volunteers in Kenosha, Salem and Twin Lakes Wisconsin to help with free income tax preparation assistance for lower income individuals and families. Training is available...and no prior experience is necessary. To volunteer, call 262-658-4104.
Where: Various In Kenosha, County
Location: Wisconsin
 
Saturday November 01, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Support the Anti-Cruelty Society's 2014 Holiday Fund Drive
The holidays are a time to celebrate and get together with loved ones. But for homeless animals, the cold winter months can be a time of loneliness and despair. You can help by supporting the Anti-Cruelty Society. Their 2014 Holiday Fund Drive is going on now. To donate, CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday November 04, 2014 - Thursday January 01, 2015
Support the Catholic Campaign for Human Development During the Holiday Season & Year Around
How would your family's life change if you were living on or below $2,000 a month, amounting to less than 24,000 per year? About 650,000 of your fellow Chicagoans living in poverty are facing that reality. This statistic fuels the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) in their efforts to fund organizations working to empower the poor. To contribute to CCHD and for more information please CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday November 06, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Donate to the Red Cross This Holiday Season
The American Red Cross brings help and hope to families in need in our community. Across the country, every eight minutes, every day, all year long, the Red Cross is there and couldn't do it without you. This holiday season, give something that means something. Donate today - CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Saturday November 15, 2014 - Monday December 15, 2014
Arlington Heights Firefighters - Coat Drive
Arlington Heights Firefighters will be hosting a coat drive lasting from November 15-December 15 to help keep the needy warm this winter. Local firefighters and school district 25 are teaming up to help needy students and families in the district. Arlington Heights Firefighters will be collecting new and gently used coats at all four fire stations for the month of November and December. For information call 847-309-9013.
Where: Arlington Heights Fire Stations
Location: Cook County North
 
Thursday November 20, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Take Part in the Chicago Charity Challenge
The Chicago Charity Challenge would like to thank the twenty companies and their charity partners for competing in this year's inaugural competition and for raising almost 4 million dollars and volunteering over 15,000 hours-- and it's not over yet! Visit ChicagoChaCha.org (CLICK HERE)- and boost your favorite team's standing by donating to their charity partner. Companies and charities can join in the fun for 2015. Learn more at chicagochacha.org. They've turned giving into a team sport!
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday November 20, 2014 - Sunday February 15, 2015
Erie Family Health Center Holds ObamaCare Enrollment Fairs
Erie Family Health Center is hosting a series of fifteen ObamaCare Enrollment Fairs aimed at educating and enrolling individuals so that they can have access to care. The fairs will provide relevant information and assistance in Spanish and in English to participants. Individuals will be able to immediately sign up for health care coverage with the help of certified Navigators. Additionally, Navigators will enroll eligible patients in Medicaid coverage. For more information, please call 312-666-3494 or visit www.eriefamilyhealth.org (CLICK HERE)! Appointments are available ahead of time and walk-ins on date of fair are welcomed.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Monday December 01, 2014 - Sunday December 14, 2014
Support Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago with your purchase of Home Run Inn Pizzas
Give hope to a child this holiday season. With your help, December 1 - December 14th, Home Run Inn Pizza will donate a portion of the proceeds on all Home Run Inn Pizzas sold in the Chicagoland area to Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. It's never been easier to give a child a brighter and healthier future. For more information CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday December 16, 2014
Donate to Snug Hugs for Kids at Merlin's & Pick Up The Drive's 2015 Timeless Rock Calendar
Help warm a child's head, hands and heart this winter by donating new or like new outerwear now through December 16th to Snug Hugs for Kids at your local Merlin 200,000 Mile Shop. All donations benefit the kids and families served by Children's Home and Aid. While you're there, pick up The Drive's 2015 Timeless Rock Calendar. To find a shop near you, CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere

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